MYPINPAD Asia Collaborates with Mswipe to Bring Next Generation POS Devices to India

Today MYPINPAD Asia, an enabler of secure multi-factor authentication for touchscreen devices such as smartphones and tablets, has announced a new partnership with Mswipe, India’s largest independent mobile POS merchant acquirer & network. Read more »

Brits Vote: Biometrics Is More Preferable to Passwords

Research from Equifax, the consumer and business insights expert, shows that 56% of people online would prefer to use a biometric security method over traditional options like passwords to log into their financial accounts online. The online survey, conducted by YouGov, found that a third (33%) of people would prefer to use fingerprint recognition as a security method to access their accounts. A further 13% would like to use iris scanners, 7%... more Read more »

Thomson Reuters introduced Multi-factor Authentication App

Thomson Reuters has released Thomson Reuters Authenticator, a multi-factor authentication app (Apple and Android compatible). It provides user verification using two forms of identity at a minimum, ensuring firms and their clients better protection against cyber threats.  Read more »

Assurity and V-Key: Security and Convenience in the First Mobile Authentication Solution Made in Singapore

The collaboration of Assurity Trusted Solutions (Assurity) and V-Key, digital mobile security global leader, accredited by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has produced a revolutionary form of authentication, using V-Key`s mobile soft token application called V-Tap.  Who needs it? Read more »

HID Global Introduces Enhanced Biometric Identity Solution to its Cost-effective M-Series Family

HID Global®, worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, today announced enhancements to its compact, cost-effective Lumidigm® M-Series fingerprint solutions. Read more »

Nasdaq-listed fintech pioneer Mitek launches in the UK

Mitek (NASDAQ: MITK), a global leader in mobile capture and identity verification software solutions, has launched in the UK with a new office established in London. The US-based company works with over 5,500 organisations providing its technology to 70 million consumers across the globe. Read more »

Raiffeisen Switzerland deploys VASCO’s CRONTO

Vasco Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ: VDSI), a global leader in digital solutions including identity, security and business productivity, announced today that Raiffeisen Switzerland has implemented VASCO’s CRONTO® technology to secure its e-banking customer transactions. CRONTO technology is often referred to as PhotoTAN in Switzerland and Germany. Read more »

International Contribution to Cyber Security Winner Announced in First National Cyber Awards

The inaugural Scottish Cyber Awards have taken place and the successful ceremony has seen an Edinburgh firm land the award for International Contribution to Cyber Security. Edinburgh-headquartered ZoneFox were announced as the winners in the category after also scooping the Champion of Champions award. Speaking at the ceremony, James Graves, Chief Executive of ZoneFox, believes it is an honour to have received such prestigious new awards.   Read more »

ImageWare & Gartner on Enterprise-Ready Biometric Authentication for the Microsoft Ecosystem

ImageWare Systems, Inc. (ImageWare) (OTCQB: IWSY), a leader in mobile and cloud-based biometric identity management solutions, today distributed its newsletter featuring research from leading analyst firm Gartner on the first enterprise-ready biometric platform that seamlessly integrates with Microsoft infrastructure. ImageWare’s latest innovation, GoVerifyID® Enterprise Suite, is a multi-modal, multi-factor end-to-end biometric authentication... more Read more »

Citibank Reveals Touch ID Sensor Authentication

Citibank announces the launch of Touch ID Sensor authentication service in Hong Kong, allowing for a full suite of mobile banking services, including transaction, investment and enquiry, to be performed via its Citi Mobile® App on the iOS platform with iPhone 5s or later models1. Clients can now log on to the mobile banking app on their iPhone devices with their unique fingerprints and enjoy a faster, more convenient and secure mobile banking... more Read more »


TOC BIOMETRICS, the biometrics specialist company, presents its new TOC App at the Money 20/20 global event. The consent administrator system allows users to confirm or authorize with their fingerprint and smartphone to perform tasks such as online banking login, money transfers, payments, purchases, permits, electronic signatures and so on. Through a push message, the person can answer "I am/ I do" while placing their finger on the sensor of... more Read more »

Equiniti Launches Digital Authentication Service Using Biometrics

Equiniti Group PLC, a leading provider of powerful technology solutions that help clients to manage the challenges of an increasingly complex and regulated world, today announced the launch of Prequel - its groundbreaking mobile biometric authentication and identity lifecycle solution. Biometrics are the measurable physiological and behavioural characteristics that uniquely define a person. Read more »

WISeKey and INSIDE Secure Form End-to-End Vertical Cybersecurity Platform for People and Objects (IoT)

WISeKey International Holding Ltd has concluded the acquisition of the secure Internet of Things (“IoT”) integrated circuit solutions and semiconductor business from INSIDE Secure, an expert in embedded security solutions for mobile and connected devices. Read more »

Entersekt Signs Reseller Agreement with Blue Bay Technologies

Entersekt, a leader in next-generation digital banking security, today announced a reseller agreement with Blue Bay Technologies. A Minneapolis-based IT security and threat management provider, Blue Bay now offers Entersekt’s patented multi-factor authentication and app security product, Transakt, to banks and other enterprises in North America. Read more »

HSBC allows customers to verify their bank accounts with selfies

HSBC UK business customers will enjoy a streamlined account opening experience following the launch of ‘selfie’ verification, giving businesses the option to complete ID security checks on their mobile device. Available now, this latest digital enhancement simplifies the way businesses open an account by allowing ID verification to be securely completed in a few clicks on an Apple or Android device. Read more »


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